NAIKU Teacher Team School Grant

The NAIKU Teacher Team School Grant combines professional development and next-gen classroom assessment software to provide the information and tools required for learner-centric assessment in a team environment.
Award Details
• 30 Teacher Team School Grant awards will be granted
• Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis through September 30, 2017
• Awards include professional development and campus subscription to Naiku next generation assessment software valid from time of award through June 30, 2018
• Teacher teams that wish to use learner-centric common assessments to inform instruction and/or personalize learning for all students are encouraged to apply
For more information, click here.

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Congratulations NSF NOYCE winners!

BRI congratulates Le Moyne and Hood Colleges on their successful NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program proposals! The NOYCE program provides funding for talented STEM professionals to become K-12 math or science teachers.
BRI is proud to partner with Le Moyne and Hood Colleges on these exceptional programs!

The deadline for 2017 NSF NOYCE proposals is August 29. Ask how BRI can help!

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Congratulations 21st Century Community Learning Center winners!

BRI congratulates the Ithaca and Sodus Central School Districts on their successful 21st Century Community Learning Center proposals!
The 21st CCLC program provides funding for community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for children, particularly in high-poverty and low-performing schools, to meet state and local standards in core academic subjects such as reading, math and science.
BRI is proud to partner with Ithaca and Sodus on these exceptional programs!

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Brockport Research Institute is now a New York State Approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Sponsor.

New York State regulations require the successful completion of 100 clock hours of acceptable CTLE for registered holders of professional classroom teaching certificates, educational leadership certificates, or Level III teaching assistant certificates if they practice in a NYS school district or BOCES. Acceptable CTLE must be taken from an approved sponsor.

Brockport Research Institute utilizes a network of experienced educators to provide customized professional learning to meet your organization’s needs.
Ask how we can help!

More information on requirements and exemptions can be found at http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/resteachers/CTLE.html

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Grant Opportunity: NYS Connect Kids to Parks Grant Program


The Connect Kids to Parks grant program will refund up to $1000 of field trip costs for visits to a New York State Park, Nature Center, or Historic Site (Parks), or a Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Education Center, fish hatchery, or selected DEC sites. Grants are available on a first come, first served basis. Grants refund field trip costs including transportation, program fees, entry fees, and/or pavilion fees. Schools, youth bureaus, or afterschool programs pay for services and are reimbursed after the trip.
Field trip locations covered under the program include:
• New York State parks, nature centers or historic sites
• Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Education Centers, or Fish Hatcheries
• Montezuma Audubon Center
• The Center for Nature Interpretation in the Adirondacks
• Adirondack Loj
• Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center
• Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Eligibility: Public schools and village, town, and county youth bureaus in districts with a Title 1 school (preK-12 and school clubs,) Advantage After School Programs, 21st CCLCs.
Timeline: 2017-2018 applications available July 1, 2017.
For more information, visit the program Website: https://parks.ny.gov/environment/connect-kids/grant-program.aspx

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NSF CAREER Grants

The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers the NSF’s most prestigious awards to support early-career faculty with the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in their department or organization. Activities of early-career faculty should build toward a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.

Eligibility
Early-career faculty at all CAREER-eligible organizations- Institutions of Higher Learning, and Non-profit organizations.

Amount- $400,000-500,000 for the 5-year duration.

Applications Due: July 19-21, 2017 (BIO, CISE, HER July 19, ENG July 20, GEO, MPS, SBE July 21.)

For more information, visit https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17537/nsf17537.htm

Brockport Research Institute can provide assistance throughout the application process.

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